Harz


Castle Questenberg – A Cauldron of Gold

This is the legend of of the destruction of the castle and a generous ghost. As the 30 Years’ War raged, the people of the Harz region feared the worst and took everything they valued to Castle Questenberg where they hoped it would be safe. To hide their treasure they filled a large cauldron which […]

Castle Questenberg – The missing Daughter

This legend tells the story of the daughter of the knight Knut of Questenberg, how she was lost and eventually found. About an hour from Roßlar in the mountains of the Harz region stood an old castle overlooking the village of Finsterberg, where during the 13th century the knight Knut resided. Knut had a beautiful […]